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I hope you enjoy these photos as much as I enjoyed taking them. The Union Pacific has come to dominate California Railroading in the 21st century

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UP 4012 ALCo 4-8-8-4 Big Boy

Reportedly UP 4012 was built in 1941 by ALCo as a 4-8-8-4 "Big Boy", builders number 69583, UP 4012, UP Class 4884-1.
The disposition of this locomotive is, last run 1962. Undergoing cosmetic restoration at Steamtown National Historic Site Scranton, PA.
UP 4012 at Steamtown
Union Pacific (UP) 4012, an ALCo Big Boy 4-8-8-4 at the Steamtown National Historic Site in Scranton, PA, on Monday, July 8, 2019.
UP 4012 at Steamtown, again
Union Pacific (UP) 4012, an ALCo Big Boy 4-8-8-4 at the Steamtown National Historic Site in Scranton, PA, on Tuesday, July 9, 2019.

UP 4014 ALCo 4-8-8-4 Big Boy

UP 4014 is an ALCo 4-8-8-4 "Big Boy." Reportedly UP 4014 was built in 1941 by ALCo as a 4-8-8-4 "Big Boy", builders number 69585, UP 4014, UP Class 4884-1.
The disposition of this locomotive is, last revenue run 1959, retired 1962, restored 2019.
UP 4014 in Adams, WI
On Thursday, July 25, 2019, Union Pacific (UP) Big Boy 4014 and UP 3025 are departing Adams, WI.
UP 4014 in Freisland, WI
On Thursday, July 25, 2019, Union Pacific (UP) Big Boy 4014 and UP 3025 are heading past United Wisconsin Grain Producers towards the Hwy 33 bridge south of Freisland, WI.
UP 4014 in Randolph, WI
On Thursday, July 25, 2019, Union Pacific (UP) Big Boy 4014 and UP 3025 are near Randolph, WI.
UP 4014 in Menomonee Falls, WI
On Thursday, July 25, 2019, Union Pacific (UP) Big Boy 4014 and UP 3025 are at Pilgrim Rd. in Menomonee Falls, WI heading to Butler, WI.

UP 4119 EMD SD70M

Big power in Los Gatos
Circus Train power led by Union Pacific SD70M 4119 lays over in Los Gatos, CA on the bridge over highway 85 on August 24, 2008. This is on the old South Pacific Coast line that once ran all the way to Santa Cruz, CA.
  • Photo of 4119
    Nikon F5 Scan: 2008112402.6v3

UP 4265 EMD SD70M

Light engines heading south
UP EB (SB) 4265 & 5065, Light Engines, heading south to pickup stored baretables, approaching San Carlos St. Bridge May 22, 2013, 1:10 p.m.

UP 4288 EMD SD70M

Stack train at Pulga
On June 21, 2013, 3:15 p.m. a Union Pacific westbound APL Stack Train with 4288, 4852, 4854 is caught with my F100 with EG Film.
  • Photo of stack train
    Nikon F100 on Kodak EG film Analog Film Image: Scan 2013070106ph.4
Eastbound stack train at Doyle
At 8:00 a.m. on June 23, 2013 at Doyle, CA a UP EB Stack train with 4288 & 4852 is caught from the US 395 Overpass.
  • Action shot of train.
    F100 on Kodak EG film with 75~150mm f3.5 lens, Nikon Analog Image Machine Scan Number: 2013070107ph.1
UP 4338 EMD SD70M
UP SD70Ms 4338 and 4308 lead a westbound on the CSX over the rainbow at the high falls on the Genesee River, Rochester, NY at 6:31 p.m. on June 21, 2010.
Nikon D300s Digital Image Number 2010062101.123
UP 4343 EMD SD70M Approaching | Train | Engine
Union Pacific SD70m 4343 leads the 5096, 2317 and 8462 on the MRVSJ-14 on January 14, 2010 at Santa Clara, CA.
Analog Image - Nikon FM2, 35 mm Kodak Ektar 100 film, Neg 434921, 434923 and 434926 scans 2010013001_001, 2010013001_002, 2010013001_003
UP 4383 EMD SD70M
A westbound stack train with 4383, 4647, 4659, 8633, 7910 is meeting a manifest at Virgilia, CA on June 17, 2013 at 3:10pm.

UP 4392 EMD SD70M

According to good sources, UP 4392 was built in June 2001 by EMD as a model SD70M, builders number 996188-108.
UP 4392 in Yuba Gap
At 5:15 p.m. on June 27, 2014 a westbound ZNPOA Stack Train led by 4392, 8584, 5288 exits west out of Tunnel 35 in Yuba Gap, CA.
UP 4415 EMD SD70M | Closer above | Going Away
UP 4415 is leading the ZCSLT with locomotives 4565 and 4111 at 1:25 p.m. on August 14, 2010. It was neat seeing an all SD70M consist, at Troy on the UP Roseville Subdivision (Donner line).
Nikon D300s Digital Images - 2010081601_131 | 2010081601_133 | 2010081601_138
UP 4552 EMD SD70M
October 26, 2008 was a day that saw Amtrak trains roll over Tehachapi. But many freights ran that day too! Here UP 4552 an EMD SD70M leads a southbound under the signal bridge near Mojave, CA.

UP 4567 EMD SD70m

Reportedly (sources) EMD SD70M built as UP 4567 serial number 996168-37 order number 996168 frame number 996168-37
UP 4567 in the Blue Mountains
UP GEVO 5491 leads a westbound intermodal train in the Blue Mountains at Kamela, Oregon milepost 271 in the Blue Mountains on Sunday June 10, 2007. It is meeting an eastbound stack train led by UP SD70m 4567.
4567 at Sago
Union Pacific 4567 leads five units including the 4797, 8544 and 4528 at Sago, Oregon on June 10, 2007.
UP 4567 heading east
Union Pacific 4567 is one of five units, including the 4797, 8544 and 4528, leading a stack train east of Sago along the Antelope Creek valley towards North Powder, Oregon on June 10, 2007. This is east of LaGrande, OR.
  • Photo of train coming
    Nikon D2Hs Digital Image: 2007061001ph.66
  • Photo of train going
    Nikon D2Hs Digital Image: 2007061001ph.71

UP 4590 EMD SD70M

UP 4590 is a SD70M. Reportedly UP 4590 was built in 2001 by EMD as UP 4590 serial number 996168-60.
UP on lead of BNSF Train
One of my first pictures taken with a digital camera, taken with a digital point and shoot — Union Pacific (UP) 4590 is on the point of a BNSF train sitting in Hauser, Idaho east of Spokane, WA on an unrecorded date in March 2004. The set is UP 4590, BNSF 8202, 9549, 8259. All these locomotives are very similar in design but each is painted differently.

UP 4603 EMD SD70M

FRC Double stack
At 1:28 p.m. on June 17, 2013 a westbound Union Pacific stack train is in toplight at Tobin, CA with 4603, 4161, 4786. - F100, EB film
UP 4679 EMD SD70M on train | 2310 leading power back | 2310
UP 4679 and 2310 (SD70M + SD60M) lead an underpowered MRVSJ as it crawls into Santa Clara Yard at 5:30 p.m. on September 5, 2010.
Nikon D300s Digital Images - 2010090501_0012 | 2010090501_0050 | 2010090501_0055

UP 4704 EMD SD70M

Stack train at Tunnel 2
Union Pacific SD70M 4704 leads a stack train with 5194 toward Tunnel 2 near Bealville, CA at 4:20 p.m. on October 25, 2008.
  • Photo of stack train
    Nikon D2Hs Digital Image 2008102601.98v2
UP 4781 EMD SD70M | Going Away
UP SOAHO-04 officer's special on at noon Friday, March 4, 2011 at San Jose, CA with SD70M flares 4781 and 5123 as power.
Nikon D300s Digital Images - 2011030401.21 | 2011030401.29
UP4905 EMD SD70M
  • Union Pacific SD70M 4905 leads four others on a Westbound empty hopper train at 4:25pm on June 4, 2011 at Keddie, CA
    Nikon F3 Analog Image, 85mm f2, Kodak Ektar 100 Neg Film
  • Union Pacific SD70M 4905 leads 7078 and 4488 on an empty ore train under the signal bridge located at milepost 377, north of Mojave, CA. It is 10:40 am on May 6, 2012. The 7078 was dead and had hood doors flapping in the wind.
    Nikon D3200 Digital Image: 2012050605.133

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